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Ballygarry To Create New Jobs With Redevelopment Work At Hotel

Ballygarry To Create New Jobs With Redevelopment Work At Hotel

October 15, 2015 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

BALLYGARRY House Hotel are currently in the midst of redeveloping their bar and casual dining facilities which will create new jobs upon its completion. The hotel is undertaking a new development broken into two phases. The first will involve removing the former N21 road, building a new gated entrance, 70 additional car […]

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Kerry One Of The Worst Performing Areas For School Children’s Dental Screening

Kerry One Of The Worst Performing Areas For School Children’s Dental Screening

October 15, 2015 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY has been listed as one of the worst performing areas in the country for dental screening of school children. The Irish Dental Association say each year in Ireland 10,000 children under 15 are being hospitalised for dental extractions under general anesthetic. This is five times higher than the UK […]

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SPONSORED: AIB’s Castle Street Branch Modernises For Today’s Customer

SPONSORED: AIB’s Castle Street Branch Modernises For Today’s Customer

October 15, 2015 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

Sponsored Content IF you haven’t been down to AIB for a while, then you’re in for a surprise when you next visit the Castle Street branch. The premises has been completely transformed over the past couple of months  to provide a banking experience that suits today’s busy customer. Gone are the lengthy queues and in […]

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Gardaí Look To Locate Owner Of Sets Of Skis Found Yesterday

Gardaí Look To Locate Owner Of Sets Of Skis Found Yesterday

October 14, 2015 at 4:38 pm Comments are Disabled

  GARDAÍ are asking for the public’s help to locate the owner of sets of skis found yesterday. Two sets of winter skis – which look like an adult’s and a child’s set – were found in the Ballymac area on the main Tralee-Castleisland road yesterday at about 9am. The skis […]

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Sera Husky Animal Rescue

Thieves Selling Stolen Animal Charity Raffle Tickets On The Street

October 14, 2015 at 3:05 pm Comments are Disabled

  YOUNG Men claiming to be from an animal charity were selling stolen raffle tickets in Tralee in the past week. Last Wednesday, raffle tickets for an upcoming fundraising event were stolen from the Sera Husky Sanctuary Shop on Rock Street (in laneway across from World of Wonder). On Saturday, staff there received reports […]

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Repro Free: 30/09/2015 RTE’s Miriam O’Callaghan and TV3’s Triona McCarthy, who have each lost a sister to cancer, join together to Paint it Pink for the Irish Cancer Society to fight breast cancer this Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To join the fight against breast cancer this October visit www.paintitpink.ie for information on how to get involved. Picture Andres Poveda

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For further info contact:
Donna Parsons Communications Officer 
Irish Cancer Society
T: +353 1 2310 573
E: dparsons@irishcancer.ie

5km Walk To Take Place In Town As Part Of ‘Paint It Pink’ Campaign

October 14, 2015 at 12:56 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE is getting ready to host a very special fundraising event later this month when the ‘Paint it Pink 5k Walk’ takes place from outside Greyhound Bar on Sunday, October 25 at 5pm. The event is being organised as part of the ‘Paint it Pink’ campaign that is being run […]

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James O'Donoghue, on the ball in the drawn Munster Final. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

James O’Donoghue Could Be Out For Six Months If He Opts For Surgery

October 14, 2015 at 12:38 pm Comments are Disabled

AT the moment, James O’Donoghue is focussing on Legion, but he could miss the entire league campaign with Kerry if he elects to go for a second surgery on his troublesome shoulder. The decision to go under the knife all depends on how long his championship season lasts with Legion. That could […]

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CBS Student Dáire Triumphs In Handball Munster Final

CBS Student Dáire Triumphs In Handball Munster Final

October 14, 2015 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

A CBS The Green student is certainly in a celebratory mood after he recently triumphed playing handball at provincial final level. Dáire Keane, a third year student in the school, won the Munster Final in the U15 handball category recently to add another feather to his already burgeoning cap of accolades, when […]

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Joan’s Fundraising Efforts Raise Almost €2,500 For Tralee School

Joan’s Fundraising Efforts Raise Almost €2,500 For Tralee School

October 14, 2015 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE mum, who decided to raise funds for new equipment for a school extension, handed over a cheque for nearly €2,500 yesterday. Joan O’Keeffe from Castlewood Park has a daughter attending St Ita’s and St Joseph’s school at Balloonagh. The school opened a new extension in May, with two […]

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Ballyheigue Drama Group Set To Bring John B. Keane Play To Life This Weekend

Ballyheigue Drama Group Set To Bring John B. Keane Play To Life This Weekend

October 14, 2015 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

THE Ballyheigue Drama group is getting set to bring one of John B. Keane’s most beloved plays to life this weekend when they stage the great man’s play ‘Sive’. The group will be staging the play on October 16, 17 and 24 in the Ballyheigue Community Centre with doors set to open on the night […]

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Kerrygold packaged for the German market.

Kerry Wins Awards At One Of World’s Top Food Fairs

October 14, 2015 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY products have won awards at one of the world’s biggest food fairs. The Anuga trade fair held in Cologne, Germany, is one the most important driving forces of the international food and beverage industry. Kerry Foods won two innovation awards for its ‘Yollies’ frozen yogurts and its Denny Fire and […]

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Book of Condolence Opened In Tralee For Victims Of Carrickmines Tragedy

Book of Condolence Opened In Tralee For Victims Of Carrickmines Tragedy

October 14, 2015 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

A BOOK of condolence has been opened at a number of areas here in Kerry to allow the the public to express their sympathy for the victims of the recent Carrickmines fire tragedy. The Aras an Phobail building, which is located on Deans Lane here in Tralee, opened the book […]

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Zoe’s World: Nothing Beats A Little Bit Of Social Contact

Zoe’s World: Nothing Beats A Little Bit Of Social Contact

October 14, 2015 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

  I AM lucky enough to be surrounded by people for most of my life. I am also lucky enough to not be a lonely person. There is of course a difference. It is only recently that I realised how many people are actually lonely in the world. Whether that be […]

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Chris Murray: What You Need To Know About Budget 2016

Chris Murray: What You Need To Know About Budget 2016

October 14, 2015 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

Chris Murray of Casey & Co. Consultants, Day Place, Tralee, goes through the main points of yesterday’s Budget… Families are the big winners in this year’s budget with an increase in child benefit and the introduction of a second free preschool year. Significant cuts to the USC, including a 1.5 […]

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Wedding Ring

Have You Lost Your Wedding Ring?

October 13, 2015 at 3:49 pm Comments are Disabled

  A WEDDING ring lost in town has been handed into Tralee Garda Station. The ring was found on Edward Street yesterday and handed into the station. A post on the ‘Tralee Do You Know’ Facebook page sent a message to anyone who had lost it that it was at the station. The […]

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Kerry General Hospital Has Been Fined Over €12,000

Kerry General Hospital Has Been Fined Over €12,000

October 13, 2015 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

  KERRY GENERAL HOSPITAL is one of 39 hospitals across the county which has been fined by the HSE for its failure to cut waiting lists. The hospital was fined a total of €12,366. Of that figure, €2,473, had already been levied because of patients needing treatment who have been waiting longer than maximum […]

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Tralee Bay Wetlands Nominated For National Award

Tralee Bay Wetlands Nominated For National Award

October 13, 2015 at 2:58 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Tralee Bay Wetlands team have reason to celebrate this morning after they received word that they had been shortlisted by the Green Hospitality Awards. The popular local business and activity centre is shortlisted in the ‘Best Responsible Activity Provider’ category with the winners set to be announced at an […]

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A selection of 'Best Buisness' winners at the Tidy Tralee Awards. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Tidy Tralee Presents Top Prizes At Awards Night

October 13, 2015 at 12:51 pm Comments are Disabled

ALL the hard work came to fruition for the tidiest estates, gardens and businesses in Tralee on Monday night. The Tidy Tralee Awards were held in the Fels Point Hotel with prizes across five categories heading to all corners of the town. This year, volunteers in Tralee have once again made great […]

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LISTEN: UK Singer Kelly Oliver Pens Beautiful ‘Miles To Tralee’ Song

LISTEN: UK Singer Kelly Oliver Pens Beautiful ‘Miles To Tralee’ Song

October 13, 2015 at 12:26 pm 1 comment

A TALENTED up and coming singer/songwriter has penned a beautiful new song based on the true story of how her maternal grandmother journeyed from her hometown of Tralee to England in order to find work. Kelly Oliver is behind the upbeat song entitled ‘Miles to Tralee’, which talks about the desire that her grandmother […]

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Holy Family school children, Maria and Anna Draghici, with Gnr James Power and Sgt Chris Hore. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Holy Family And Listellick Schools Receive 1916 Centenary Tricolours From The Army

October 13, 2015 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

HOLY Family National School and Listellick NS both received tricolours from the army to mark the 100th year commemoration of the 1916 rising next year. Sergeant Chris Hoare and Gunner James Power of the Irish Army, delivered tricolurs and a copy of the proclamation of independence to pupils from both school. […]

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Tralee Triathlon Club To Hold Information Evening To Attract New Members

Tralee Triathlon Club To Hold Information Evening To Attract New Members

October 13, 2015 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

THE TRALEE TRIATHLON Club is inviting members of the public to attend an information evening to encourage new members to sign up and become official triathletes. The club is calling anyone to come along and attend the evening which will take place at The Meadowlands Hotel this Wednesday, October 14 at […]

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Orlagh Winters: We Should All Mourn Garda Golden

Orlagh Winters: We Should All Mourn Garda Golden

October 13, 2015 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

THE news from Omeath about the shooting dead of Garda Tony Golden was horrendous to hear. The circumstances in which he lost his life got me thinking about the work that the Garda force do. They are responsible for protecting us and while doing so they put their own lives […]

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KGH Advises Non-Urgent Patients To See Their GP Where Appropriate Or Face Significant Delays

KGH Advises Non-Urgent Patients To See Their GP Where Appropriate Or Face Significant Delays

October 13, 2015 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY General Hospital is reporting an increased level of activity and the hospital is advising that non-urgent patients may now experience significant delays. “Hospital management are requesting that, where appropriate, the public contact their GP in the first instance and explore all other options available to them prior to attending the […]

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Former Kerry Star Joins Eamonn Fitzmaurice’s Backroom Team

Former Kerry Star Joins Eamonn Fitzmaurice’s Backroom Team

October 12, 2015 at 7:43 pm Comments are Disabled

FORMER Kerry All-Ireland winner, Liam Hassett, has joined the Kerry senior team set-up as a selector. The news comes as Eamonn Fitzmaurice announced his backroom team, where Padraig Corcoran is named as the new Trainer/Selector. The Dingle club man trained the Kerry minor team in 2010 and 2011 as a member of Pat […]

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Van Damaged In Car Park As Owner Attended Bingo

Van Damaged In Car Park As Owner Attended Bingo

October 12, 2015 at 4:04 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ are investigating a case of criminal damage to a car last week. A white Fiat Doblo van was parked in the car park of John Mitchels GAA clubhouse on the John Joe Sheehy road on Wednesday evening, October 7. When the owner came out from playing bingo in the […]

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Gardaí Investigate Attempted Break-In At Rock Street Bar

Gardaí Investigate Attempted Break-In At Rock Street Bar

October 12, 2015 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ in Tralee are investigating an attempted break-in of a bar in Rock Street, along with a number of other incidents in Tralee over the past week. An attempt to break into The Shebeen Bar on Rock Street was made between midnight on Thursday, October 9 and 7.30am on Friday morning. […]

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John Joe Fitzgerald from Listowel, Co. Kerry has won €40,000 on last Saturdays (10th October 2015) National Lottery Winning Streak game show on RTE.  Pictured here at the presentation of the winning cheques were from left to right: Marty Whelan, Winning Streak game show co-host; Carmel Kehoe, the winning participant who played on behalf of her brother John Joe Fitzgerald; John Joe Fitzgerald, the winning recipient; Harry Cooke, Head of Corporate Affairs at the National Lottery who made the presentation and Sinead Kennedy Winning Streak game show co-host. The winning ticket was bought from Garvey’s Supervalu, Listowel, Co.Kerry. Pic: Mac Innes Photography.

Listowel Man Wins €40,000 On Winning Streak

October 12, 2015 at 2:23 pm Comments are Disabled

A LISTOWEL man had a good Saturday night when he won €40,000 on the Winning Streak TV show.   John Joe Fitzgerald (55) from Greenville, Listowel, chose his sister Carmel Kehoe to represent him on the show. Carmel lives on a farm in North Wexford with her husband, Miley Kehoe. […]

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Man Who Died In Fenit Fire Was Much-Loved Retired Priest

Man Who Died In Fenit Fire Was Much-Loved Retired Priest

October 12, 2015 at 1:08 pm 1 comment

  THERE is a sense of shock in Fenit at the death of Fr. Gearoid Ó Donnchadha in a fire in the early hours of Monday morning. The well-known an much-loved man was a huge figure in the Fenit community, actively promoting many projects in Fenit and beyond, including the statue of […]

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New Community Responders Scheme To Be Set Up In Tralee

New Community Responders Scheme To Be Set Up In Tralee

October 12, 2015 at 12:27 pm 1 comment

TRALEE is to get a new ‘Community Responder Scheme’ (CFR) to assist the Ambulance Service in various life threatening emergencies. The scheme will be made up entirely of volunteers living or working within the coverage area who will be on a roster system. The scheme will be reliant entirely on public support and […]

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PHOTOS: Gardaí And Na Gaeil Ladies Raise Cash For Red Cross

PHOTOS: Gardaí And Na Gaeil Ladies Raise Cash For Red Cross

October 12, 2015 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of the Kerry Garda Síochána and Na Gaeil GAA ladies took part in the tenth  ‘Carmel O’Connor Memorial Shield’ match on Saturday, all for a good cause. The event, dedicated to the memory of their late Listowel-based former colleague, was held for in aid of the Tralee branch of the Irish Red Cross. Gardaí […]

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